Programs – Clyfford Still Museum


Music in the Galleries: Yuanmiao Li and Quanshuai Li

Music was part of Still’s life from an early age. Still played piano and memorized works by Beethoven, Chopin, and Schubert. His record collection, which is part of the Museum’s archives, includes an eclectic mix of classical, jazz, traditional, gospel, …


Music in the Galleries: Altius Quartet

Join us for this free Friday event on the final weekend of Clyfford Still: The Works on Paper. Altius, the Fellowship String Quartet-In-Residence at University of Colorado Boulder, return to perform Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 14 in C# minor, …


Guest Post: Art, Architecture and Autism

By Damon McLeese, Executive Director of VSA Arts of Colorado

Clyfford Still Museum and VSA Colorado have partnered on a project called Art, Architecture, and Autism. In this post, VSA Director Damon McLeese shares his inspiration for the project. …


Guest Post – Complexity and Contradiction: Cold War Architecture in the 1950S by Bob Nauman

Robert Venturi published Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture in 1966 as a critique of modernist architecture, primarily as it had developed since World War II, and particularly during the 1950s.  His manifesto called for an architecture that would be


Still in Colorado


Lynn Wolfe viewing the Still in Colorado archival exhibition. Professor Wolfe brought Clyfford Still to Colorado in 1960 as part of the Visiting Artist Program at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Wolfe is pictured at right next to Still.…


film/Still: Avant-Garde and Experimental

Guest post by Karla Rodriguez, audience development manager at the Denver Film Society.

“Filmmaking is a chance to live many lifetimes.”

– Robert Altman

As the audience development manager for the Denver Film Society I strive to uphold our mission …


What to Wear


The popular question in our office these days is, “What are you wearing to Hamptons Bohemia?” We’re hearing it daily. So, if you’re wondering what exactly this “bohemian-chic” thing is, you are not alone. …


Hamptons Bohemia: Summer 1955

by Irene Weygandt, director of marketing

A summer voyage to the Hamptons is classic Americana. When New York City gets hot and humid it seems that everyone who is anyone makes the trip East to the seaside. The images the …



Our Music, Movement, and Modernism series draws to a close tomorrow. We’ve explored Clyfford Still’s work from a variety of viewpoints. We want to not only engage the public in a discussion of Clyfford Still’s work—exploring existing history and research—but …


Modern Movement

The idea of movement—whether it is the physical movement the artist uses to make a painting, or the sense of movement created in a composition—is an influential element in the work of the Abstract Expressionists. With their shift toward large-scale …

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